• Award winning memory care community and services in Claremont, CA
  • Summer House at Claremont Manor
  • Top care community for those suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementia related memory loss
  • Specialized memory care in Los Angeles County community

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What is Summer House?

What if memory care came wrapped in a place as warm and bright as a cherished summer home? Now, it does. Welcome to Summer House at Claremont Manor, a memory care neighborhood on the grounds of Claremont Manor Retirement Community just 30 minutes from Los Angeles.

Secure, warm environment for those living with memory loss

Serene, protected, warm, and bright.


Private residences set in a protected courtyard.

Our neighborhood features 17 residences — each with modern comforts and classic styling. In this one-of-a-kind space specially tailored for those with Alzheimer’s or dementia, you’ll find quiet sun-filled rooms, lovely landscaping, and garden pathways. Summer House is where families can share time together.

Individual care and support for elders living with dementia

Innovative care that comes from the heart.


A modern, individualized approach.

From SingFit music therapy and special events, to cognitive, social, and cultural enrichment, residents experience engaging, compassionate care that emphasizes dignity and whole-person wellbeing. Our compassionate staff works to meet the unique needs of each individual, and helps residents flourish through personal attention, meaningful connection, and opportunities for self-expression.

Memory care staff

"All of the residents I care for are special to me. Each has his or her own unique needs and personality. Making a connection with a resident is the best feeling I can have."

—  Luz A. Certified Nursing Assistant

Speech therapist at SHCM

"I do everything possible to make residents lives as pleasant as I can. I treat every resident as if they were my own family member."

—  Jose Q. Maintenance Supervisor

Care coordinator at SHCM

"I enjoy making the residents feel special. But most of the time they make me feel special."

—  Kathy A. Dining Room Supervisor

At the core of our community.

The Front Porch Family

Front Porch is a not-for-profit family of communities and partnerships, including Summer House at Claremont Manor. We are dedicated to improving the lives of our residents, and their needs are at the heart of everything we do.

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What’s Humanly Possible®?

Humanly Possible® defines our culture and our cause. We are dedicated to doing everything humanly possible to creatively meet the needs of those we serve. It is an authentic call for every mind, discipline, and level of our organization to focus on what’s possible, what’s achievable, and what’s next.

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A Strong Foundation

Front Porch is built on the power of partnership. Philanthropic support for Summer House at Claremont Manor comes from the Front Porch Communities Foundation,  a Front Porch supporting charitable organization dedicated to service and philanthropy.

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Why Summer House at Claremont Manor Alzheimer's Care Facility is the Best Place to Retire

If you’re in the early stages of Alzheimer’s and planning for the future or are caring for the needs of a loved one, finding the right Claremont Alzheimer’s care facility can make a significant improvement in the quality of life for someone battling memory loss disease. Read on to discover how retiring at Summer House at Claremont Manor can be a life changing move for people suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia.

The difference in care for memory loss that residents receive at Summer House at Claremont Manor is notable. Not just due to the specialized training, access to innovtive technology and thoughtful home design – but because our approach helps residents stay more engaged with the world around them and more connected with loved ones and friends.

Not all Claremont assisted living facilities offer dedicated memory care neighborhoods. See how the Summer House philosophy can change your life or the life of someone you love.

Learn More about Our Commitment to Helping Residents Thrive

Our Claremont dementia care facility provides more than just kind, compassionate care and comfortable senior living. We deliver a promise to do everything in our power to help each resident at Summer House to flourish, to achieve more during their senior years than they thought possible, to fight memory loss to the best of their ability and continue a meaningful life.

We understand that battling Alzheimer’s and dementia is a challenge nobody should undertake alone and our commitment to trying innovative technologies and embracing new ideas keeps our Claremont Alzheimer’s care facility at the forefront of memory care.

Personalized Care with a Focus on the Individual

Few experiences in life are as disheartening as losing one’s freedom and the ability to live on your own. Add memory loss and the challenge is even more difficult and confusing. When the time comes that moving into a Claremont dementia care facility becomes necessary, be sure to find a home that never forgets there’s a person behind the disease.

At our Claremont Alzheimer’s care facility, memory care residents are treated as individuals, and as every individual is unique, the care we provide is equally personalized. Through customized care, we’re able to help residents blossom in their own way. To hold on to a sense of who they are even as their memories fade.

Technology that Makes a Real Difference

A major factor that sets Summer House apart from other Claremont assisted living facilities is the incredible equipment and knowhow we have at our disposal to help Alzheimer’s and dementia patients combat memory loss and engage with their surroundings. Here are some of the groundbreaking cognitive development technologies and techniques available for therapeutic engagement:

  • SingFit Music Therapy: Music has the power to help memory loss sufferers reconnect to what matters to them most.
  • iN2L Touchscreen: A state-of-the-art touchscreen system that runs therapeutic activities and games for dementia patient with a purpose-driven approach. Programs are designed to improve engagement between the patient and their caregiver
  • PARO: An interactive robot seal developed by a leading Japanese automation company, PARO has been proven to improve motivation, stimulate interaction and release stress.
  • Skype: Video calling can be facilitated for patients to communicate with loved ones afar or in between visits.

Technology make it possible for every resident living in the Summer House Claremont dementia care facility to be provided with a dignified, customized treatment plan. Together, we help residents stay connected to their loved ones and ready to interact with neighbors within our community.

Visit When You Want to with Our Flexible Visitation Policy

Our Claremont Alzheimer’s care facility does not enforce strict visiting hours like you’ll find at other memory care homes. At Summer House at Claremont Manor, we encourage family to visit often and make it easy for family members to escort their loved one throughout the full community as well as taking part in arts and crafts or other group activities.

The community features vibrant, uplifting common areas where you can share a meal or do a puzzle with the people who matter to you most.

All-Inclusive Claremont Alzheimer’s Care Facility

Budgeting your care or the care of a loved one is easy. One all-inclusive price covers accommodation, meals, 24-hour personalized care, recreation, housekeeping, most utilities, entertainment, shared social spaces, medication management and more.

Pricing at our Claremont Alzheimer’s care facility is clear and transparent, and a lower rate is available for residents who are able to share a double-occupancy unit.

Claremont Dementia Care Facility Accommodations

All seventeen residences at Summer House at Claremont Manor are specifically designed for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. Quiet sun-filled rooms are comfortable and secure and the beautiful landscaping and garden pathways provide relaxing opportunities for residents to connect with nature.

Care is available 24 hours a day and a number of specialized dementia center technologies are used to ensure dignified but consistent monitoring and prevent situations where residents accidentally leave the facility.

Claremont Alzheimer’s Care Facility Offers Highly Trained Memory Loss Caregivers

The staff at our unique memory care neighborhood meet all Department of Social Services requirements in Alzheimer’s and dementia care for Claremont assisted living facilities. On-going training is also provided to all caregivers to help them better understand the disease process, improving their ability to help Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers build a more meaningful life.

Along with assisting residents with their personal care, dining, hygiene and daily needs, caregivers lead engaging activities that support cognitive abilities and boost morale.

True Compassion and a Whole Person Approach to Memory Care

We believe in our residents so theycan believe in themselves. It’s a style of compassion that goes beyond empathy and allows the caregivers at our Claremont Alzheimer’s care facility to form meaningful relationships with those under their care. Our caretakers not only understand the value in building strong personal bonds for managing memory loss, they feel privileged to become part of the lives of the people they serve.

What Summer House at Claremont Manor Offers for the Best Alzheimer's Care Facility

Searching for a Claremont Alzheimer’s care facility for a loved one fighting the disease doesn’t have to be complicated. At Summer House at Claremont Manor, we leverage the latest in technological advancements and memory care techniques to ensure our memory loss residents live their best life in spite of the challenges they face. Under the guidance of highly trained caregivers certified by the Department of Social Services for Alzheimer’s and dementia care in Claremont assisted living facilities, memory loss residents are in fantastic hands.

Learn more about our Summer House approach to memory care and how our innovative Claremont dementia care facility can give your loved one a real opportunity to rediscover their daily purpose and thrive.

A Focus on Flexibility and a Forward-Thinking Philosophy

Imagine a Claremont Alzheimer’s care facility that’s not afraid to try something new. Where innovative tools are available to caregivers and early adoption of new technology gives Alzheimer’s and dementia patients a fighting chance to support their cognitive abilities and continue to engage with their environment, family and neighbors.

At Summer House, we understand technology can play a role in care for memory loss and keep our finger on the pulse of cognitive therapy advancements from around the world. For example, our Claremont dementia care facility features a robotic seal from Japan and the industry-leading iN2L content-driven engagement touchscreen device developed in Denver, Colorado.

From the Music and Memory program to video-calling and more, cutting edge tech facilitates personalized care that can enhance resident’s lives.

Claremont Alzheimer’s Care Facility Offer a Whole Person Approach to Memory Care

At our Claremont dementia care facility, we understand that a life well lived requires more than a safe home, three square meals and medical care. We all need a goal that drives us. A reason to push harder and do more.

The Summer House approach to Alzheimer’s and dementia care is different because we see our memory loss residents as unique individuals and understand that tapping into this individuality is an integral part of combatting the effects of the disease. Effective memory care focuses not only on the mind but on the body and spirit as well. Our whole person approach helps Summer House residents achieve more than they thought was possible.

Serene Location within the Picturesque Claremont Manor Retirement Community

Summer House offers a unique setting within a larger Claremont senior living community. This means memory loss residents receive the 24-hour monitoring and special care they need, without feeling the isolation that comes with living in a facility only for those with dementia or Alzheimer’s.

Summer House residents are able to take full advantage of the Claremont Manor campus with the help of an escort. Amenities at Claremont Manor include:

  • Acres of beautiful walking paths with manicured gardens, shaded areas under mature trees and large grassy spaces.
  • Swimming pool and fitness center with guided exercise classes.
  • Variety of common areas both indoors and out for enjoying nature and visiting family.

The Warmth of Summer House

The name Summer House is rooted in the feeling of happiness we associate with taking time out from life to enjoy a calm, relaxing weekend at a bright summer cottage. Warm colors, plenty of sunshine, lovely foliage and an overarching sense of peace.

Summer House isn’t just a top-notch memory care neighborhood within Claremont Manor. It’s a beautiful place that puts a smile on the faces of those who live here.

Claremont Dementia Care Facility Kitchen Serves Delicious Meals

Mealtime is an important part of the day for memory loss sufferers.

Meal services include three meals per day plus snacks, all prepared from delicious healthy ingredients across a broad range of flavors and cuisines.

Safety First and Looking After Our Residents’ Physical Wellbeing

Along with innovative, individualized therapy, residents at our Claremont Alzheimer’s care facility are monitored and cared for according to their unique needs as memory loss sufferers. Systems and safeguards have been put in place to ensure no resident accidentally leaves the facility and assistance is available 24 hours per day.

A licensed nurse works onsite and residents are routinely checked in on and consistent health monitoring and medication tracking supports every resident’s physical condition. Housekeeping, laundry and linens are taken care of along with providing dignified assistance with personal care, dressing and other tasks.

Compassionate care, experience you can trust and a unique setting where caregivers form deep personal bonds with the people they serve. This is the Summer House at Claremont Manor promise.